Judson Wade Collins, Jr.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Avon Park, Fla. — Judson W. Collins, Jr., 79, of Avon Park, passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. He was born to the late Judson W. Collins, Sr. and Ruth (Goodell) Collins on July 10, 1938, in Enfield, N.H.

He moved to Avon Park in 1996 from Lebanon, N.H. He worked for many years in the plumbing & heating industry, was a member of fraternal order of Eagles and Elks. He enjoyed bicycling, fishing and golfing.

Survivors include: son, Raymond Collins-Hawaii; daughter, Judy Thibideau-Vt.; stepdaughter, Dori Wallace-N.H.; stepson, Robert B. Cowles IV-Fla.: dearly loved friend, Louise Cowles Collins;along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: brothers, Roger Collins, Manaford Collins; and sister, Elmira Collins-Chamberlin.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Enfield, N.H. Contact Louise 863-873-4172 for further information. Judson will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Rd., Sebring, FL 33870.

Services entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Online condolences may be left at: www.stephensonnelsonfh.com.